OUR 2017-2018 SEASON!

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,
the Musical

DEC 20-23, 2017

By: Jahnna Beecham & Malcom Hillgartner

Based on the book by: Barbara Robinson

Virginia Premiere!

The worst kids in the world have just found out that there are free snacks at Sunday school. AND they insist on playing all of the good parts in the annual Christmas pageant. They’ve never heard the Christmas story, and have no idea who Mary, Joseph or the wise men are. Will the pageant be canceled? Will the other kids even show up to participate? Will this be the worst pageant ever? Full of hijinks, laughs and plenty of holiday cheer, this brand new musical comedy makes its Virginia premiere at Roanoke Children’s Theatre just in time for the holidays.


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MAR 1 & 2, 2018

Roanoke Children's Theatre will commission a play to address the epidemic of distracted driving and how social media plays into that.


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Charlotte's Web

MAY 25-27, 2018

By: Joseph Robinette

Based on the book by: E.B. White

Get tangled up in this captivating tale of friendship and loyalty. An affectionate runt of a pig named Wilbur meets a barnyard full of animals who quickly become family. When Wilbur’s life is endangered, the thoughtful spider Charlotte devises an intriguing plan to keep the gentle little swine safe. This feel-good heart-warming classic is perfect for the whole family.


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REFUND POLICY RCT does not refund ticket purchases, but we are happy to substitute your tickets for another performance any time during a Season. We look forward to making sure your experience is memorable!

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Ways to Order:

  • Book your tickets online
  • Call the Jefferson Center's Box Office


    8:30AM-1:30PM, Mon-Fri

RCT Box Office Opens One Hour Prior to Performance.

Ticket Pricing

Orchestra Seating - $25

Adults - $20

Youth (to 18) - $15

Seniors (65+) - $15

*Additional fees apply

Where We Perform

The Jefferson Center

541 Luck Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24016

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MAIN OFFICE: 540-400-7795

BOX OFFICE: 540-345-2550

E-MAIL: info@roanokechildrenstheatre.org

LOCATION: The Jefferson Center

541 Luck Ave SW

Roanoke, VA 24016

MAILING: P.O. Box 4392

Roanoke, VA 24015

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